Juncus ensifolius (Swordleaf rush)

Also called Daggerleaf rush. Cool season rush is a low-stature, native, rhizomatous perennial which occurs primarily in the western U.S. and is found in wet meadows, marshes, and often along streams.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Rhizomatous, Sod former

Mature Height: 12-24+ in.

Annual Precipitation: 8+ in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: FACW

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: Medium

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 6-8


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 2,914,00

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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